Railway Express Agency Building

Demolished
Also known as: American Railway Express Company Building
1804 Western Ave., Mattoon, Illinois

Brick freight depot that served two railroads, demolished in 2013

Photos 

REA building

This photograph was taken a few days before the building was demolished.

Photo released into the public domain by the photographer. By Nyttend - Own work, Public Domain, Link

Photo taken by Nyttend

License: Public domain: Released by author

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 16, 1994
Reference number
94000974
Architectural style
American Movement: Early Commercial
Area of significance
Transportation
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Building
Historic function
Road-related
Current function
Warehouse
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1925-1949

Update Log 

  • May 30, 2017: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated status to "Demolished"

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